Chief Executive Officer
Sage has worked in the mental health non-government and government sector for over 15 years in a wide range of roles from working alongside consumers to management and policy roles. Sage has a passion for influencing change in the mental health sector that stems from her personal and professional experiences.
Kirsten brings a wealth of professional and personal experience to her role. She is currently studying Bachelor of Health Science – Health Promotion and Health Policy. She has a particular interest in the mental health of young people and ensuring that all people who have an experience of mental illness are able to participate as citizens in the community of their choice.
Elena has a degree in the social sciences and human geography and previous work experience in research and administration. She has a particular interest in housing and mental health and is passionate about lived experience informing research and policy making.
Jaime has a background in psychology and communications and has previous work experience implementing policy in higher education and non-profit environments. She has a passion for change based on her professional and personal experience and wants mental health policy to reflect consumers aspirations.
Communications & Promotions Officer
Matt is currently studying at Macquarie University on his Bachelor of Arts/Science with an interest in neuroscience. He hopes to use his lived experience to help give a voice to consumers and ensure that they are involved in the national dialogue on mental health.
Emma has a background in communications, and is currently studying a Master of Public Health. She is particularly interested in the role of lived experience in mental health reform, and in the relationship between mental illness and Autism Spectrum Disorder.